Improve your physical health – Regular exercise reduces the risk of most physical ailments: heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, colon and breast cancers, and many others. Overall, it increases your immune system and reduces muscle decay. Also, it’s known to reduce symptoms of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
Improve your mental, emotional mood – It can reduce depression and anxiety. It also stimulate various brain chemicals that lead to more relaxed feeling and a happier or more positive outlook on life. Exercise increases mental concentration and alertness.
Increase your energy level – Physical activity increases oxygen and nutrients to your body. This in turn re-energizes your cells, therefore increasing your energy levels.
Help manage weight levels – Other than controlling your diet, physical activity burns calories, which generally results in weight loss. So, remember to take the stairs when you can – and stop by the gym regularly.
Sleep better and more soundly – There are chemicals released in your body when you exercise that promote a deeper and longer sleep cycles. When you wake, you will feel more relaxed and refreshed when you are working out.
In today’s technological world we live in, setting aside time for exercise and physical activity has never been more important. If you want to be healthy and live a longer and happier life … exercise.